Andrew McAfee

Andrew McAfee, MIT, robotics, AI, future of work

MIT Sloan School of Management

Andrew McAfee is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Initiative on the Digital Economy and a Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He studies how digital technologies are changing business, the economy, and society. He is the author of More from Less and The Second Machine Age (with Erik Brynjolfsson).

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Andrew McAfee, MIT Sloan School of Management, Ken Moore, Mastercard, and Mark Rolston, argodesign, discuss emerging technologies with Ina Fried, Axios,

How Emerging Tech Is Forging A Path To An Intelligent Future

What’s the next step of the digital transformation in business and society? That question is at the core of this engrossing DLD Munich session, which brings together Andrew McAfee (MIT Sloan School of Business), Ken Moore (Mastercard), Mark Rolston (argodesign) and moderator Ina Fried (Axios). The full version of the metaverse will probably take years…
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Andrew McAfee talks about The Geek Way and leadership at DLD Munich 2022

The Geek Way: How To Run A Company In the 21st Century

An acclaimed expert in change management, best-selling author and MIT researcher Andrew McAfee explains why corporate leaders need to get ready for their next big challenge: competing with geeks – people who “go deep into problems, and they don’t care about the status quo”. The term geek, McAfee explains, originally stems from the circus world…
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circular economy, sustainability, Cristiana Falcone, Andrew McAfee, hristina Foerster, Michael Diederich, DLD Summer, video, talk

Building Business While Minding the Environment

“We have decided to look not at barriers but enablers – we want to be positive here”, moderator Cristiana Falcone says at the outset of this DLD Summer session about the circular economy. The panel includes Lufthansa’s Chief Customer Officer Christina Foerster, HypoVereinsbank CEO Michael Diederich and Andrew McAfee, Co-Director of the Initiative on the…
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Andrew McAfee, Europe, regulation, innovation, DLD, talk, video

Shaking Up Europe

Bestselling author Andrew McAfee (The Second Machine Age, More from Less) takes a long, hard look at Europe in the digital age. In a presentation packed with charts and data, the MIT researcher analyzes the performance of European companies – large and small – as well as EU politics.
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Andrew McAfee, Hannes Ametsreiter, Amy Wilkinson, DLD talk

Tackling Turbulences in Tech and Society

All around the globe, major shifts are happening in society, politics and technology. In this DLD20 talk with Hannes Ametsreiter (Vodafone Germany) and Andrew McAfee (MIT Sloan), moderator Amy Wilkinson (Ingenuity) got the pulse on how people in Germany are perceiving the turbulence in comparison to the U.S. With society in both countries increasingly polarized,…
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Andrew McAfee, More from Less, DLD, talk, video, presentation

More from Less

Human beings have drained Earth’s resources, polluted the planet, and we’re wiping out species of all sorts. In the face of these problems, Andrew McAfee (MIT Sloan) asked the audience a critical question: How can we solve these major planetary issues that we’ve caused? For him, it’s clear the main source of these problems is…
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Andrew McAfee, interview, Europe, innovation, climate action, climate change, sustainability

“We’re Not Using Our Best Weapons To Fight Global Warming”

MIT researcher Andrew McAfee explains what should be done to battle climate change, how to regulate innovation and why intuition often leads us astray…
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Mary Lou Jepsen, DLD conference, 2018

“We Can Look Inside Heads!”

Ping-pong session at DLD Munich 18: Author and MIT scientist Andrew McAfee and Openwater founder Mary Lou Jepsen ask each other questions. Mary Lou Jepsen is an expert on cutting-edge digital displays and explains: “You can watch people’s thoughts on a screen." Openwater has the goal to see deep into the body with the detail…
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Andrew McAfee (MIT), Alexander Birken (Otto Group), David Kirkpatrick (Techonomy)

Take Responsibility!

Lack of trust is a central issue of our time. Without trust, institutions don’t work and people lose faith in their leaders. What should we do to rebuild trust? David Kirkpatrick (Techonomy) discussed this topic with Alexander Birken (Otto Group) and Andrew McAfee (MIT). Otto Group CEO Birken emphasizes how the company has worked on sustainability, trust and human capital for…
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